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The Fulbright Program

UMich & IPPortalegre


Workshop Speakers

Schedule: June & July


Fulbright Senior Specialist  Grant #3045

The University of Michigan (UMich) &

Portalegre Polytechnics Institute (IPP)

Portalegre Polytechnics Institute


                 The Polytechnics Institute of Portalegre (IPP) is a higher education institution responsible for teaching, training, research and other activities in their respective scientific, pedagogic, technical and artistic scope. It is attended by about 3,000 students. It offers twenty-two initial training courses in four autonomous colleges:


· Education College (ESE);

· Technology and Management College (ESTG);

· Agrarian Sciences College of Elvas (ESAE);

· Health College (ESS).


Technology and Management College

                 The Technology and Management College  (ESTG) is the home institution of the proposal: it represents about 1,600 students, distributed by ten training courses on specialties of:

· Design,

· Engineering,

· Human Sciences, and

· Management .



The University of Michigan


The University of Michigan is a global leader known for advancing all aspects of life:

· health,

· law and public policy,

· the arts and humanities,

· science and technology.


College of Engineering



                 The College of Engineering  (CoE) of The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor offers an impressive range of educational programs and options that are significant to:

·  more than 5000 undergraduates;

·  more than 2400 students in Masters and Doctoral programs.

(data from Fall-2008)

(view of the CoE garden)

(photo: Katta Murty and  the CoE Chair Larry Seiford with the Dantzig towel)